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synonyms for beckoned

  • attract
  • entice
  • invite
  • tempt
  • allure
  • ask
  • bid
  • coax
  • command
  • demand
  • draw
  • gesticulate
  • gesture
  • motion
  • nod
  • pull
  • sign
  • summon
  • wave
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antonyms for beckoned

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  • repel
  • repulse
  • turn off
  • deter
  • push
  • reply
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How to use beckoned in a sentence

Don Diego beckoned two guards, who immediately drew near their prisoner.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
For some moments the girls talked a rapid duet, then Isabel turned suddenly and beckoned.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
When he had got through, and had left some medicine, he beckoned Matt to follow him out on the porch.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Chet beckoned her out to have a part in the fun; but much more serious matters filled Jess Morses mind.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
At the third entr'acte she turned and said two words: the count left the box, and Marguerite beckoned to me to come to her.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
They never knew how long they had sat there on the stairs when Dr. Ware opened the bedroom door and beckoned them in.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
Half an hour later, after a diligent consultation of certain books, he slipped back and beckoned OLeary into the hall.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
The affectionate Dario was already in the street, wrapped in his mantle; he beckoned to us and followed us a long way.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
The bailiff having finished his reading, beckoned to a serf named Peter the Lame.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
You told me not so long ago that you could not find your call, that the world still beckoned you.
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